Musicians In Action, Inc., plans its 26th Annual Music Ministry Awards Gala on Nov. 3, at 6 p.m., at the Renaissance Airport Hotel, 9620 Airport Blvd., in Los Angeles, said founders Gerald and Jacque Malone. The honorees include Geraldine Coates – Metropolitan Baptist Church, Altadena; Laweta Casiano-Crawford – City of Refuge; Kevin T. Davis – Christ Second Baptist Church of Long Beach & Compton Community Seventh Day Adventist Church; Nichole Buchanan Dodd – Prosperity M.B. Church.; Sonya A. Griffin – Friendship Baptist Church, Yorba Linda; Marquise Henderson – Unity Christian Fellowship and Power of Faith; Christopher E. Johnson – Southern St. Paul Church; Jamelle Jones – New Antioch COGIC and Phillip McQuarters – Bethany Baptist Church. For tickets, call (323) 777-3213 or visit

Crenshaw United Methodist Church hosts “2018 Homecoming – All In – Part Deux – A Motown Affair” on Nov. 17, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., at 3740 Don Felipe dr., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Royce Porter. The event includes catered soul food and desserts and a salute to the church’s 2018 community trailblazer. The donation is $35 for adults, $20 for youth and free for children. Call (323) 291-0141 for details.

Carson Community Deliverance Center Church holds a Women’s Prayer Service on Nov. 10, at 10 a.m., at 555 E. 220th St., in Carson.  The public is invited to attend for worship and prayer.  For information, call (310) 835-7905.

Regina Napper Honors Committee and New Generation Christian Community Fellowship, in collaboration with 30+ mayors, sponsor the 2018 Making a Difference Awards on Nov. 10, at 11 a.m., at Faithful Central Bible Church, 400 W. Florence Ave., in Inglewood. Several unsung heroes will be recognized for their exemplary service to those in need. To learn more, call (323) 763-0146.

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